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St George's Church, Bloomsbury
|A Garland for St. George: Vivamus sing Byrd in Bloomsbury|
|There’s a trend amongst programmers nowadays to provide concerts with a ‘hook’: an extra-musical incentive to pull the punters in, or at least help performers pinpoint their pieces. This is all the more prevalent among early music promoters, who suffer from an ever-present anxiety over the relevance of their repertoire – how to attract an audience to come and hear music written centuries ago in a context so wildly removed from our twenty-first-century lives?|
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